SEATTLE EVENTS WEEKEND PLANNER
May 31-June 3, 2018
EDMONDS WATERFRONT FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, food courts, kid’s activities, beer & wine garden, hydroplanes, and classic boat displays.
GIG HARBOR FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN – Parade, family fun run, children’s fair, car show, blessing of the fleet, live entertainment & much more!
UPSTREAM MUSIC FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – Discover national artists performing alongside regional rising stars, from intimate showcases to a memorable main stage experience.
HONK! FEST WEST
FRI-SUN – A free, non-profit, community music festival driven by the energetic performance of street bands in public spaces.
BELLEVUE JAZZ FESTIVAL
WED-SUN – Celebrating community and the creative power of music, hosts over 40 live shows at various venues across the city. Explore and share your passion for live jazz and blues at the Eastside’s premier showcase for top national and regional artists.
SAT – A fun-filled family festival celebrating the community spirit of Duvall. Parade,
KENT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN – A celebration of the cultural diversity represented in the Kent community and South King County. Showcasing the region’s ethnic dance, musical performances, spectacular native attire, cultural booths and delicious authentic cuisine.
HERB AND FOOD FAIR
SAT – With gardens blooming and the campus forest buzzing with new life, it’s a great time to soak up spring colors and learn about the endless uses of plants. Speakers, workshops, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, live music and much more.
BITE OF GREECE SEATTLE
FRI-SUN – Enjoy authentic Greek food and music. Take out available.
FREE STATE PARK DAY
SAT (June 2 & June 9-10) – Visit any of Washington’s 140 State Parks for free.
CONCERT AT THE LOCKS
Through September 16 – Bring your picnic, sit in the lawn at Hiram Chittenden Locks and enjoy a concert.
TILLICUM VILLAGE SALMON BAKE & CRUISE
Through June 10 – Cruise to nearby Blake Island State Park to explore the 475-acre island. Eat a Northwest flavors-inspired meal and experience a Northwest Native American storytelling show. Don’t forget your camera because the peek-a-boo views of Seattle and of Mount Rainier are spectacular!
YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
Through June 17 – Based on the characters created by cartoonist Charles M. Schultz in his comic strip “Peanuts.” Seattle Musical Theatre’s representation of this popular musical will bring to life all of Schultz’s beloved characters.
Through June 23 – Nordo’s spin on the Spaghetti Western returns with Ray Tagavilla channeling Clint Eastwood as an enigmatic stranger who comes to the town of Sauget. Includes a four course meal of nouveau chuckwagon cuisine.
LADY WINDERMERE’S FAN
Through June 23 – A comedy classic from Oscar Wilde will charm you with its cleverness and wit.
Through July 1 – This all-new stage production will be bursting with Village Theatre’s unique flair, as Hairspray gives new meaning to BIG entertainment.
HAND OF GOD
Through SUN – A dark puppet show exploring the startlingly fragile nature of faith, morality, and the ties that bind us.
Through June 24 – Seattle’s only underground and Parisian-inspired Bohemia becomes a steamy oasis beckoning warmer weather. Feast on a specially curated Pike Place Market-fresh menu and handcrafted cocktails as the Can Can Dance Company entertains – burlesque, comedy, song, cabaret, and more.
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Through SUN – A warm and witty romance filled with music and farcical characters. The clever interweaving of references to Shakespeare’s other plays make it a joy for fans of the Bard.
MONA LISA HEIST
All Month – 165th Ave, Redmond: Take part in the most famous heist of the 20th century! An amazing adventure in the Louvre. Go through the security room, deactivating clever alarms and security systems. Get to the exhibit hall filled with ancient artifacts and paintings. Finally, steal the main exhibit piece, The Mona Lisa! Can you complete this mission in less than 60 minutes?
WINE & CHOCOLATE PAIRING
EVERY THURS, FRI, SAT – Sweet Decadence Wine & Chocolate Bar: This fun, casual and educational experience will help novice wine drinkers develop a new appreciation for different wines while more experienced wine drinkers can get a “grape” experience as well.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
ALL MONTH – Experience the largest and longest operating domed laser theater in the world.
SEATTLE SMASH PUTT
All Month (FRI-SUN) – Putt-putt like you’ve never played it, going out with a bang in a funky new pop-up space in Downtown Seattle. Experience brand new crazy contraptions presented with a collection of your favorites from our nostalgic past! Pacific Science Center.
SEATTLE FARMERS MARKETS
Visit neighborhood farmers markets selling produce exclusively from Washington state farmers. Check out what’s going on at the Ballard, Madrona & Wallingford’s Farmer’s Markets.
TOURS & ACTIVITIES
ALL MONTH – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center: Through engaging and thought-provoking exhibits, parents and children dive into some of the world’s toughest challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions. Families can expect hands-on exhibits and spaces to create, explore, and discuss.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND:
· American Animals
· All Summers End
· The Last Witness
· Social Animals
· All Summers End
· Action Point